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How to Travel with Just Hand Luggage

Many people balk at the idea of travelling with just hand luggage. Paring down your packing and travelling light might seem like a sacrifice, but it …

Evernote + Hootsuite = a Sweet Collaboration

Check out this short video where I showcase some of the best ways to make Hootnote, make that Eversuite, work for you!

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The Homebody's Guide to Traveling the World

As much as I love visiting new places and trying new things, sometimes the only place I want to be is at home on the sofa curled up with tea and a …

10 Smart Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

One of the revelations of living in a small home is that choosing less square footage doesn't mean you necessarily have to make do with less, just …

The Pros and Cons of Cruise Travel

Have you ever been on a cruise? Although I'm not a cruise expert, I have been on several and have had the opportunity to talk to many cruise …

Preparing for an International Trip: Tools & Tips from a DIY Traveler

I'm a travel junkie and love researching new destinations. Nothing makes me happier than pulling up a fresh map of a place I've never been, and …

Out on the Open Road: Quirky Camper Rentals on the West Coast

Summer is all about road trips. But sometimes you can't fit everything you need in your convertible, and a drive down the coast in a Cruise America …

9 Great Travel Guidebooks (And How to Get the Most Out of Them)

Any traveler knows that the planning of a trip, be it a weekend city break or a lengthy exploration through a foreign land, can be <i>almost</i> as enjoyable …

Take a Teeny Tiny Holiday: Small Space Campers, Trailers & Vacation Getaways

1967 Westfalia<p>I recently spent a couple hours on the tiny living inspiration blog Tiny House Swoon. There are small dwellings from all over the …

Roundup 10 Summer Food Recipes From Around The World

Today we take a little trip around the world. I've round-up 10 delicious summer dishes, all of which work well as sides to a collective 'global' …

DIY: Rustic Raw Wood Tray

This another super simple DIY with lots of character (or at least I think so)<p>Gather your supplies:<p>a piece of sticky backed felt (from A.C.Moore)<p>2 …

DIY Rustic Wall Storage Bins

Shares 242<p>Speaking of creating storage… for a while now I have been talking to my husband about building a storage bin for the back of our entry …

Getting fit with iOS: How your iPad and iPhone can help you shed pounds

Fifty pounds. Lose 50 pounds, the doctor told me, and then we can start to talk about taking the kinds of steps that’ll make you happy and healthy …

Easy DIY Outdoor Games Anyone Can Make

<i>We’re happy to partner with Dremel’ Weekends, a new DIY project website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects</i> …

Roundup: 10 Tuna Can Craft Projects

Tuna/cat food can crafts might not be as popular as Mason jar crafts these days, but with inspiration and how-to's like these, it might just be a …

Crafting

How To: Build A Grilling Station From Wooden Planter Boxes

If you've been working in the garden a lot this summer, chances are you have most of the supplies needed to make this grilling station. Check out how …

Space Exploration

Daily Quote: You Have to Learn the Rules of the Game

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. - Albert Einstein

20 Happiness Quotes That Can Bring You Joy in Life

At this time of year, summer should be slowly rising up to meet us, the sun should start shining and we should all be smiling a little more brightly. …

Happiness

Nini Makes

They're very easy to make, here's how:<p>Supplies: Small saw (optional), hessian, a straight sided container, twigs or small branches that are fairly …

Rag Rug Tutorial

Rag Rug Tutorial – today I’m going to walk you through how to make a rag rug, out of sheets! ~ How To Make a Rag Rug ~ this post may contain …

Ana White | Herb Garden Planter { $2 } - DIY Projects

Since next week is Teacher Appreciation week, Grace and I have been conspiring to make an inexpensive but thoughtful gift for her teacher. Our little …

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How to Choose the BEST Pallet For Crafts

When using a pallet in craft and do it yourself projects, you may want to watch out for these possible contaminants related to the different types of …

Leaf Imprint Stepping Stones

This Weekend Project is a decorative way to preserve the garden by capturing the beauty of leaves all year round as stepping stones. You don’t have …

Beauty

Planter From Pallets, No Nail Pull Method

DIY Single Sheet of Plywood Rocking Chair<p>The Minimalist's Barstool<p>Cast Your Own Concrete Charm<p>PVC Class<p>Hey guys I don't think anybody has mentioned …

Woodworking

How To Build An Elevated Garden

Good morning, all! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! The weather here was absolutely gorgeous, so I took the opportunity to work on a project …

Rolling Storage Crate DIY Tutorial

One of my favorite retailers, Serena & Lily, is selling these adorable vintage-looking rolling storage crates in their baby section. I fell in love …

Reclaimed Wood Bench Project and Plans

Reclaimed Wood Bench Project and Plans<p>After my mudroom remodel (pics coming soon to Lipstick and Sawdust), I wanted to create a bench where my …